Interesting Explanation for Drop in Youth Sports Participation

I ran across a post recently from Bob Cook.  Cook is a youth sports contributor to Forbes.com (I checked out other posts on his blog and I recommend it).  He writes that there might be another reason behind the statistic that the numbers of children between 6 and 17 participating in youth sports is downContinue reading “Interesting Explanation for Drop in Youth Sports Participation”

Sports Illustrated Likes My Football Letter!

Ever been driven to write a strongly worded letter?  Well, two weeks ago I reacted that way when I read the Scorecard section in Sports Illustrated.  John Wertheim asked Los Angeles Rams owner Stan Kroenke “What do you see as the biggest issue facing the NFL?”  Kroenke responded “labor stability and our television contracts”.  I reactedContinue reading “Sports Illustrated Likes My Football Letter!”

Parents Should Skip Their Kids’ Games?!?!

I came across a tweet this morning from a colleague I respect, Dan Ward (@theDanWard), where he was linking to a video by another Dan I respect, Dan Pink (@DanielPink), that originally aired on PBS.  The video is titled “Why You Should Always Skip Your Kids’ Baseball Games”.  Interesting idea, huh.  Pink’s opening statement thatContinue reading “Parents Should Skip Their Kids’ Games?!?!”